2012-2013 Currie Undergraduate Scholarships at University of New Brunswick, Canada

The Currie Undergraduate Scholarships were established by Richard James Currie, O.C., C.B.H.F., M.B.A, L.L.D., P.Eng. installed as Chancellor of the University of New Brunswick in May 2003 and are awarded annually to students beginning an undergraduate degree program at the University of New Brunswick upon graduation from a high school in any of the four Atlantic Provinces. The Currie Undergraduate scholarships are intended to support the education of future leaders. The applicants are therefore asked to submit an essay (not less than 250 words) giving the Selection Committee an indication of their leadership capabilities to date, including (but not limited to) school and extra-curricular activities. Required in the essay is evidence of overcoming barriers or difficult situations. A total of four Currie Undergraduate Scholarships will be awarded as follows: Value: A total of $50,000 each, awarded as follows – Year 1: $15,000 Year 3: $12,000 Year 2: $13,000 Year 4: $10,000 (with possibility of funding for fifth year, for engineering students)

Applicants to these scholarships should review the eligibility requirements listed below closely along with using the checklist provided to ensure ALL required documents are included when applying. Applications that are missing required documents will be immediately disqualified. 1. You must be a Canadian citizen, or have a Permanent Resident card. 2. You must be a female undergraduate student enrolled full-time in an accredited Canadian engineering program at a Canadian university. Visit the Engineers Canada website at www.engineerscanada.ca where all accredited Canadian university engineering programs are listed to check your eligibility. 3. While there is no limitation on the number of applications from any university or program, you CANNOT apply to more than one Vale or CEMF scholarship a year. You CANNOT win this scholarship more than once. You CAN, if unsuccessful this year, reapply in subsequent years to this scholarship or another CEMF scholarship. 4. For four year programs: you must be in your first year, second year or the first term of your third year, prior to the January deadline. 5. For five year programs: you must be in first year, second year, third year or the first term of your fourth year, prior to the January deadline. 6. You must be a leader, a volunteer and an active person in your community and/or university. Scholarships are awarded based primarily on how you are involved in your own community and the leadership skills that you have demonstrated. There is a special emphasis is placed on leadership and encouraging others to contribute to bettering Canadian society. 7. Grades do not constitute a criterion for the award of this scholarship. 8. You must be willing to act as a role model to encourage other women to pursue a career in engineering; scholarship recipients must give a presentation to a highschool level audience using the presentation prepared for this application. Your ability to effectively communicate with these younger students will be a primary criterion. 9. You must give permission for your photo and name to be used by Vale and CEMF for scholarship promotional purposes. 10. You must have 100 per cent completed the application requirements listed below and submitted them by the stated deadline. 11. You are aware this is a competition and a judging panel will use specific guidelines to select the recipients (see below). Judges reserve the right not to issue 4 any scholarships in any given year depending on the quality of the applications. All decisions of the judges are final.

Scholarship Deadline: March 1 2012

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